Clinical Trials in the News
Hands down, I’m alive today because of clinical trials
Melanoma Research Alliance, November 2017
Jamie wants everyone to know that clinical trials are a viable treatment option. “They aren’t the thing you try on a whim after you’ve tried everything else. They should be considered when you make your first treatment decisions because they are the way to make sure you are getting cutting-edge therapy.”
Campaign Launched To Encourage African Americans To Participate In Clinical Trials
Baltimore Sun, September 14, 2018
“Clinical trials are helping more patients survive and experience improved quality of life for many types of cancer,” said Dr. Metwalli, a recipient of the ACT Leadership Award. “Most people erroneously believe that clinical trials are only for patients who have exhausted all other remedies, while the truth is that clinical trials may be the best options for patients with new cancer diagnoses.”
A clinical trial saved my life. It could save yours, too.
USA Today August 6, 2017
“It was the best decision I ever made, yet many doctors don't recommend trials and most cancer patients aren't inclined to participate.”
In Cancer Trials, Minorities Face Extra Hurdles
New York Times, December. 23, 2016
As immunotherapy research takes off, the patients getting the treatment have been overwhelmingly white. Researchers know this and say they are trying to correct it.